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05
May

Alumni Spotlight: Carla Grant-Pickens

Carla Grant-Pickens is Vice President, Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for IBM Corporation. She and her team work to create and maintain an inclusive culture and workforce for the multinational company. Carla says that IBM supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) in many ways, but most importantly, they “hope to close […]

25
Jan

BGCGW Has a New Website

We are happy to announce and share the story behind the launch of our new website!  A huge shout out to our partner, WHITE64, for donating their time and services to make this possible. WHITE64 is a full service creative agency in the Greater Washington D.C. metro area. For over 50 years, they have created […]

25
Jan

DAVIS Gives BGCGW HQ a New Look

  Excited, grateful, happy describes how we feel about the renovation of our headquarters location in northeast DC. DAVIS Construction, a proud partner and friend to BGCGW for nearly 15 years, is heading this pro bono gift of caring. With a history of supporting local organizations and a genuine passion for giving back to our […]

25
Jan

The Carlyle Group Makes the Holidays Brighter

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words For the 5th year, every youth at our George M. Ferris, Jr. Clubhouse 6 received a toy for Christmas thanks to the generosity of our friends at the Carlyle Group. Youth provided wish lists and Carlyle employees signed up to sponsor a youth or family making it possible […]

25
Jan

Van Metre Companies Donate Meals for the Holidays

Van Metre Provides Meals for our Families Our heartfelt gratitude to Van Metre Companies.  We were able to provide 20 Thanksgiving meals for 6 to each of our Fairfax County Clubs, resulting in 60 meals total! Each meal kit came with turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and an apple […]

22
Jan

Holiday Tings’ Kennedy Center Performance

Our Holiday Tings’ performance was a great way to kickoff the holiday season!  Created by BGCGW’s very own Regional Artistic Director and award-winning composer Tony Small, the concert was truly inspiring. View the show! This third installation of BGCGW’s annual Holiday Sing/Swing/Tings’ Trilogy was presented as part of the Kennedy Center’s Arts Across America series. It showcased Club alumni that have gone from our […]

22
Jan

FBR Career Fair

As part of our Workforce Readiness program, FBR teens had the opportunity to participate in This Way Onward (previously This Way Ahead) sponsored through a partnership with Gap, Inc. and BGCA.  The program provides the next generation of leaders, aged 16-24, with jobs and mentorship designed to develop skills and confidence needed to be successful […]

22
Jan

Honoring MLK Day 2021

As an act of service and appreciation, our Club members honored the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by making quilts to thank our first responders for all they do to help all of us.  Our teens took the time to reflect on their own lives and the legacy that they […]

27
Oct

Virtual Teen Takeover Tuesdays 2020

Join our Virtual Teen Takeover Events this October Meet & Greet – October 13, 2020 Virtual College Tour! – October 20, 2020 Eat Fit, Speak Fit – October 27, 2020 Register today!       

27
Oct

BGCGW Supports Learning at Homeless Shelter

  In partnership with the Maryland Department of Human Services, BGCGW provided 21 weeks of in-person programming at Shepherd’s Cove Homeless Shelter for Women and Children in Prince George’s County.  “…the buy-in from students and parents was instant and things just clicked immediately,” said Rasheeda Jamison-Harriott, President & CEO of United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. […]